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Company Information

With Emotive Agency's core values of Imagination, Collaboration, Empowerment, Agility and Integrity, longstanding client partnerships, a fantastic team and expertise in rare disorders, oncology and advanced therapies, Emotive are growing fast and are searching for the next generation of talented medical colleagues to join our team.

Emotive is an established, award winning and successful healthcare communications agency. They are part of a small network of individual, best-in-class agencies and consultancies called Synaptiq health who provide life science clients with integrated services across market research, communications and market access.

Role Overview

As a result of strong, recent growth we are seeking an additional Account Director/Senior Account Director to join our dynamic team at emotive.

As an established and successful healthcare communications agency, this is one of the most exciting roles available in medical communications with a blend of patient centric and strategically focused medical education and commercial work for a variety of clients including many biotechs and specialist life sciences.

In our agile and very autonomous pod structure, you will work closely with a dedicated team of talented Client Services colleagues who are all driven to transform lives by inspiring change that has a positive impact on peoples health..

You will have oversight to manage the planning and delivery of account activities and programmes to the clients satisfaction, ensuring delivery on time and within budget. Alongside our senior Medical and Brand strategists, you can also play an active role in business development with both new and existing clients, including leading pitches.

Person Specification

Good knowledge of all aspects of medical communications including key tactical services

Leadership skills and the ability to influence others with perseverance as well as the talent for leveraging the capabilities of peers, business partners and associates.

Demonstrated ability to line manage junior team members, with experience of giving annual appraisals, writing objectives and measuring performance.

Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to maintain demanding timelines.

Adaptability and flexibility to changing priorities and ability to work simultaneously on multiple priorities.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients

Exceptional attention to detail.

Flexible personality and a quick learner who operates with a sense of urgency.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including excellent customer service skills.

Excellent presenter with experience of proposal writing, pitching and giving new business presentations.

Strong finance skills.

Good problem solving skill.

Strong analytical skills and ability to translate insights and data analysis to executable programs with defined goals.

Strong organisational, planning, project management and logistics skills.

Sound judgement and decision making skills with ability to distinguish when further supervision is needed.

Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics.

Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications.


Bachelors Degree in medicine, pharmacy, life sciences, marketing or other relevant area.

2+ years experience in a healthcare agency environment or similar with clear career progression


£60,000 - £80,000 D.o.E

As well as a market leading salary package, fully supporting your career growth, we also promise to provide a great working environment with a friendly and collaborative culture. Having use of the companys offices in London or Sussex, with fully flexible office and/or remote working, we also provide a great range of additional benefits and rewards:

33 days including bank holidays + the ability to buy more holiday if wanted
Birthday day off
Individual learning budget
Discounts through Perkbox including retail
Discounted gym membership and a variety of health and well-being support
Assistance for travelling to work through Bike2work or a rail card scheme
6 weeks paid sabbatical after 5 years service

25 Jan 2023

Hannah Leeper

Health Comms Recruiter 01494 818012

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